J. Culture – Haunted Village: Oboke Yokaiお化け妖怪

お化け妖怪Oboke yokai Village – Towns inhabited by yokai – ghosts. These places include Yokai Street in Tokushima, Taishogun in Kyoto, and Sakaiminato in Tottori, have developed a yokai culture. Since ghosts inhabit the oboke yokai village, the population of village has been decreased rapidly these days. People believe that it is a birthplace of the yokai legend – konakijiji, which is the reason causes many people left ….. Also, Mizuki Shigeru road is a street with interesting statues of yokai in Sakaiminato where is the birthplace of Shigeru Mizuki, who is the creator of famous manga – Gegege No Kitaro. In addition, there are many cute yokai characters appear at Taishogun, Kyoto. Many yokai characters are displayed in various “yokai ghost” events every year…..

Links: https://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/spot/cityscap/mizuki-shigeru-road.html




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2 Responses to J. Culture – Haunted Village: Oboke Yokaiお化け妖怪

  1. Array says:

    Очень познавательно спасибо!

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